We've updated our popular guide to behavioral science literature, The Essentia Reading List. One of our most downloaded white papers, this comprehensive list includes must-read behavioral classics and some exciting new titles.
In a supplement to our Alpha Lifecycle research, we find that disciplined active managers who are able to exit positions at or near the peak of their alpha curve can preserve more than 120 bps outperformance (net of fees), per year, vs index funds.
We have long suspected that alpha, a key measure of an investment manager's added value, has a finite life span and often tends to decay over time. Our new research proves it, bringing new insights into the nature of alpha and how portfolio managers can act to sustain it.
Ahead of her keynote presentation at this year's Behavioral Alpha conference in London, we talk to Dr. Tali Sharot, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at UCL and best-selling author, about the factors that can make us change our minds.
Interested in understanding more about the influence of sleep on your decision-making performance? We review Matthew Walker's excellent new book, Why We Sleep, with extra insights from trader coach, Denise Shull, and decision-making expert, Dr Nicholas Beecroft.
When investing, how often do you step back to consider the valuable information offered by your emotions and physiological state? We review a new process for professional investors that offers deeper insights into how we each invest, and proven techniques for enhanced decision-making.
In a video tribute to cognitive experimentation and learning, we present seven of the best (and sometimes most amusing) YouTube videos about behavioral science.
As podcasting comes of age, there's been an explosion in the number of high-quality broadcasts available. Listen online or download, here are 10 of the best podcasts for news & trends in technology, behavioral finance and entrepreneurship.
Incorporating behavioral science into your investment process doesn't have to be difficult. We present five simple techniques to reinforce the scientific rigor of your investment decision-making routine.